Happy Holidays from UnderScoopFIRE!

17 Things You Might Not Know About the WPIX ‘Yule Log’

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As a cable TV subscriber in Central PA during the ‘80s, we were a household that received WPIX out of New York City. Two holiday traditions that I still hold to this day are directly related to watching that channel as a kid. The first is watching Laurel and Hardy’s March of the Wooden Soldiers [...]

Forget The Music, These Are My 7 Favorite (Pop Culture) Carols!

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This year we will celebrate and honor my favorite “Carols’ of pop culture.

Memorygasm – McDonald’s Holiday Huggable Muppet Babies (1988)

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Just for a moment, let us take you back to a carefree time.

10 Things You Might Not Know about National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

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*originally published in December 2012 The pop culture blogging community just wouldn’t be the same if the top 10 lists were any less hooter than they- hotter than they are. Yes, it’s that time again. Thanksgiving has come and gone (at last) and we are now free to shamelessly celebrate the greatest time of year [...]

How Isotoner Gloves and Dan Marino Secretly Ruined Christmas

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FACT: No kid has ever earmarked the glove page in the Sears Wishbook.

“Who’s That Girl (In the Shower)?”: The 4 Most Bothersome Scenes in ‘Elf’

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‘Tis the season! There are hundreds (if not thousands) of hours worth of Christmas specials to watch. The best of which become beloved and watched multiple times over, so many times that new things are often noticed and new thoughts emerge. Which leads us to my latest viewing of Elf and the discussions that took [...]

The Man is Unbreakable: 6 Dreadful Injures Clark Griswold Should Have Suffered In ‘Christmas Vacation’

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I count at least six instances where Clark would’ve required some medical attention or even an ambulance trip to the ER.